2023 NATIONALS - WELLINGTON

59 Zephyrs spent Waitangi Weekend 2023 battling it out in 20+ knots on Wellington Harbour, with Mark "MarkO" Orams taking the win! A big thanks to host club Worser Bay Boating Club, RO Shayne Priddle & team, the event's sponsors, Zephyr Wines, XPL Composites, C-Tech, Linton Sails, and AQ Bags, Andrew Paterson for live streaming the racing for supporters to watch, photographers Alexander Garside, Dion Mead, and Bruce Jones, and LiveSailDie for helping promote our class to NZ sailors & sharing a race report while we were packing up the yachts!

More on the regatta + website updates to come once the team have had a post-Nationals breather, so watch this space, but for now... results.

RESULTS

"No ego and no protests at the 2023 Zephyr Nationals in Wellington" by LiveSailDie

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2024 NATIONALS 

LYTTELTON​​​​​​​

Canterbury Zephyrs are excited to be hosting the 2024 Nationals at Naval Point Club on Lyttelton Harbour

Exact dates TBA but save the dates around Waitangi Weekend 2024!

THE LATEST NEWS

Mike Drummond in Zephyr racing Emirates NZ

Photo: Mike Drummond in Zephyr #606 "A-Z" match racing Emirates Team New Zealand in their winning boat "Te Rehutai" on her first sail!
 - Photo thanks to LiveSailDie

ZEPHYR NATIONALS 2021 

The name sponsor of the 2021 Nationals, Salthouse Next Generation Boats, had a drone & camera out on the water during the regatta.
Watch all the fun (and carnage) in their video!

ZEPHYR NATIONALS 2021 

Manly Sailing Club's commodore Barry Thom chats to ZOA President Matt Mitchell, Youth & Women sailor Penny Linton, and the National Champ of 2021 Rod Dawson.

ZEPHYR NATIONALS 2021 

A video from the start boat on Day Three of the Zephyr Nationals 2021.
This was Day Two of racing due to the postponement on Saturday 10th April.

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